Churches & Synogogues: November 24-30, 2013
The following houses of worship have submitted calendars for Sunday through Nov. 30.
Any Fairfield house of worship wanting to have its calendar for the week of Dec. 1-7 published in The Ledger Nov. 29 should provide information to the newsroom by 9 a.m. Wednesday; the early deadline is due to Thanksgiving on Thursday.
A weekly or monthly calendar must be submitted for the listing to appear in The Ledger. Updates can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, mailed to PO Box 110, Fairfield 52556 or dropped off at The Ledger office.
Call The Ledger at 472-2116 for information.
2363 142nd St.
John Benedict, pastor
Sunday: service, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.
1700 S. Main St.
James Cecil, pastor
Sunday: Sunday school classes for all ages, 9 a.m.; fellowship, with coffee and doughnuts, 9:45 a.m.; worship, teaching and Kids Church, 10 a.m.; young adult chili potluck party, 1 p.m. Monday-Saturday: The Foursquare Closet free store, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday: square dance class, 7 p.m. Tuesday: H.E.L.P.S., 6 p.m.; “Total Body Fitness” exercise class, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: no Wednesday Connection. Thursday and Friday: Agapeland and church offices closed for Thanksgiving.
1209 S. Sixth St.
Len Maselli, pastor
John Wilbur, associate pastor
Sunday: prayer, 7:15 a.m.; Donuts & Etc., 8 a.m.; worship, with child dedication, 8:15 a.m.; Donuts & Etc., 9:15 a.m.; Bible study, 9:40 a.m.; worship, with child dedication, and Kids’ Church, 10:30 a.m. Monday: kids’ Bible club, 6:15-7:30 p.m. Tuesday: no women’s Bible study; prayer, noon. Wednesday: prayer, noon and 6 p.m.; no youth group. Thursday and Friday: church office closed. Saturday: Saturday Night Service, 5:30 p.m.
FAITH BAPTIST G.A.R.B.C.
806 W. Fillmore Ave.
Tom Cope, pastor
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.
FAITH CHRISTIAN OUTREACH
200 N. Main St.
Monte Knudsen, senior pastor
Rick and Mary Brecht, lay ministers
Erin Shriver and Jessica Porter, children’s ministries
Sunday: worship, with childcare for ages 6 weeks to 3 years and World Wide Kidz for prekindergartners through fifth graders, 10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday: the Rev. Knudsen on KMCD, 12:45 p.m.
FAITH UNITED METHODIST
304 E. Maple Ave., Libertyville
Bill and Ann Morehouse, pastors
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.
205 W. Broadway Ave.
James Wotherspoon, pastor
Chris Paul, youth pastor
Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship, 10:15 a.m.; church Thanksgiving meal, noon; Awana for ages 3 through fifth grade, 4:15-6 p.m. Wednesday: no Wednesday activities. Friday: Caring Through Clothing, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday: Caring Through Clothing, 8 a.m.-noon.
FIRST CHRISTIAN (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST)
1905 Junction Road along Highway 1 South
Art Sathoff, pastor
Sunday: adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; fellowship time, 10:15 a.m.; worship, with Junior Church, 10:45 a.m. Wednesday: no Bible study. Thursday: church office closed. Friday: church office closed; Living Nativity, 6-8 p.m.
FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
201 N. Fifth St.
Howard W. Innis, pastor
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday: complimentary meal, followed by Life Lesson Bible study, 6 p.m.
201 W. Briggs Ave.
Stacy Grau, pastor
Sunday: worship, with Holy Communion, 9 a.m.; Sunday school and fellowship, 10:15 a.m. Saturday: basement work session, 9-11 a.m.
200 S. Main St.
Joseph Phipps, pastor
Sunday: worship, 10:30 a.m.; called congregational meeting for electing officers, following worship; Christmas play casting call, following worship; AA, nonsmoking, 5 p.m.; middle school/high school youth groups, 5:13 p.m. Monday: women’s Bible study, 10 a.m.; CoDA meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: AA meeting, noon; adult Bible study, 5 p.m.; Chamber Singers rehearsal, 6:30 p.m.; AA meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday: no JOY Nite; no Chancel Choir rehearsal; AA meeting, 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday: church office closed. Saturday: AA meeting, noon.
FIRST UNITED METHODIST
201 N. Court St.
Todd Holman, pastor
Jessica Rockhold Gaul,
Sunday: worship, 8 a.m.; fellowship, 9 a.m.; Sunday school classes, 9:30 a.m.; rehearsal for children’s Christmas program, 10:10 a.m.; worship and Children’s Church, 10:35 a.m.; youth group, 5 p.m.; youth choir, 6 p.m. Monday: worship committee, 6:30 p.m.; missions committee, 6:30 p.m.; board of trustees, 7 p.m.; memorials committee, 7 p.m.; educational committee, 7 p.m. Tuesday: WIC, 9 a.m.; Toastmasters, 7:45 p.m. Wednesday: no activities. Thursday: church offices closed; Community Thanksgiving Dinner, 11:30 a.m. Friday: church offices closed. Saturday: Alive at Five, 5 p.m.
1601 S. Main St.
Mark Brase, pastor
Sunday: Divine service, with Holy Communion, 9 a.m.; “The Lutheran Hour,” KMCD, 9:05 a.m.; fellowship, 10 a.m.; adult Sunday school and children’s Christmas program practice, 10:30 a.m.; Thanksgiving dinner and talent show, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday: couples’ Bible study, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Wagon Wheel Bible study, 3:30 p.m. Thursday: Thanksgiving service, 9 a.m.
NEW LIFE COMMUNITY FREE METHODIST
500 W. Washington Ave.
Holland Webb, pastor
Sunday: Bible study, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; Bible study, 6 p.m. Thursday: Celebrate Recovery — dinner, 6 p.m., large group, 7 p.m. and small group, 8 p.m.
SPIRITUS CHRISTI INDEPENDENT CATHOLIC
51 N. Court St.
Michael Adams, pastor
Edward Parkinson, assistant pastor
Sunday: Mass, 10:30 a.m. Second Wednesday of each month: Rosary, 6:15 p.m.; healing service, 7:30 p.m.
ST. GABRIEL AND ALL ANGELS LIBERAL CATHOLIC
300 E. Burlington Ave.
Thomas Miller, rector
Sunday: Holy Eucharist, 10:15 a.m. Tuesday: Holy Eucharist, 9 a.m. Wednesday: Circle of Sophia, 8 p.m. Thursday: Thanksgiving Day Holy Eucharist, 10:15 a.m. Saturday: Holy Eucharist, 10:15 a.m.
ST. MARY ROMAN CATHOLIC
3100 W. Madison Ave.
Nick Adam, pastor
Sunday: Mass, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.; Welcome Coffee, after 8 a.m. Mass. Monday: no Mass; no Helping Hands. Tuesday: Rosary, 4:45 p.m.; Mass, 5:15 p.m.; Advent Bible study, 7-8:30 p.m.; RCIA, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday: Mass, 5:15 p.m. Thursday: Mass, 8:30 a.m. Friday: no Mass; office closed. Saturday: confessions, 4:30-5 p.m.; Vigil Mass, 5:30 p.m.
WORD OF LIFE LUTHERAN LCMC
2092 Libertyville Road
Chris Fiske, pastor
Sunday: worship, 8 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday: prayer teams, 12:45 p.m.; Thanksgiving Eve service, with Communion, 7 p.m. Saturday: decorate for advent, 1 p.m.